1991’s The Hours and Times, recently restored and now available to stream, is part of a tradition of queer films recontextualizing what we think we know about history.
An unlikely element of Lennon and Ono’s late-1960s peace campaign was an aural selfie, ahead of its time.
Carol Tyler recently found her Beatles-centric diaries from the ’60s and was inspired to create new illustrations of those days.
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is better than a merely great rock album — it’s a glorious exemplar of goofy fluffery.
CHICAGO — Iraqi-American conceptual artist Michael Rakowitz works in a liminal space between fantasy and reality, much like an artist who makes fan art. This is a compliment and a reality, for it’s impossible to think about the artist without thinking about fandom.
The record store experience currently inhabiting Recess gallery’s Soho space feels like any other vinyl hub: bins of albums to flip through in the center, staff picks on the walls, a turntable rotating with scratchy music. Yet this one has a surreal twist: the only thing in stock here is the Beatles’s White Album, and the store doesn’t sell any of them, it only acquires more. A project of New York and Shanghai-based Rutherford Chang, We Buy White Albums includes nearly 700 copies of the 1968 double-LP first edition of the White Album, all the personal collection of Chang.